Dr. Richard Sloan, DO, Associate Professor of Osteopathic Principles and Practice at ICOM, has been honored with the designation of Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) during the organization’s 60th Annual Convention and Scientific Seminars.
The Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (FACOFP) Award recognizes experience, dedication, and contributions of the highest order to the advancement of osteopathic family medicine.
The designation, presented annually since 1976, awards a Fellow plaque to those candidates who have contributed outstanding national, state, and local service through teaching, authorship, research or professional leadership. The Fellow Award is conferred only on persons in the osteopathic profession and seeks to demonstrate the importance of professional career and family medicine service in the community.
Dr. Sloan was also the recipient of the ACOFP Outstanding Paper Crest Award for his submitted paper titled, “Osteopathic Manipulation in Treating Post-Coital Urinary Tract Infection Symptoms; An Alternative/Adjunct to Antibiotics: A case report.”
The ACOFP Awards Committee annually presents the ACOFP Outstanding Paper Crest Award to deserving candidates who submit unpublished scientific papers that demonstrate thoughtful and critical thinking, plus a level of excellence suitable for publication.